NEWS UPDATE - COSPED DEAN, PROF. OLADIPO WINS N12M TETFUND RESEARCH GRANT FOR THE UNIVERSITY

The Dean of the College of Specialised and Professional Education (COSPED), who also doubles as the Director, Directorate of Research and External Relations of the University, Prof. Samuel Ekundayo Oladipo has won the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) researche grant for the University.

According to a correspondence signed by the Executive Secretary of TETFUND, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, where he commended TASUED as an Institution and Prof. Oladipo in particular, for winning the TETFUND NATIONAL RESEARCH FUND (NRF) INTERVENTION grant valued at 12.6 Million Naira, further noted that the scholarship in Prof. Oladipo is unparalleled.

He disclosed that the grant was in line with the mandate of TETFUND and its commitment to promote and support impactful research activities in Public Tertiary Educational Institutions.

The research which is titled: "Development and Validation of Psycho - Educational Counseling Intervention Programme to Enhance Post - Abuse and Post - Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD ) Coping of Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse in Nigeria" is expected to be completed within a period of 24 months.

In a related development, Prof. Oladipo was among the 33 participants sponsored from different public Universities in Nigeria to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for a training workshop organised by TETFUND in December 2019, which was meant to enhance educational development of the country.

The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu (FMAN) has, therefore, congratulated Prof. Oladipo for achieving this academic feat with a plea to other teaching staff of the University to emulate this achievement.